Tag Archive for 'pv panels'

Guernsey Electricity gets planning permission to install photovoltaic panels on Stores building

November 9th, 2017 by Guernsey Electricity Ltd.

States of Guernsey Planners have approved the Guernsey Electricity Ltd application submitted in September 2017 to install up to 330 photovoltaic panels on the roof of the Stores buildings by the island’s power station on the Northside of St Sampson. Guernsey Electricity Ltd will install the solar panels in 2018. Alan Bates, CEO of Guernsey […]

Guernsey Electricity plans to install solar array on Central Stores roof

September 26th, 2017 by Guernsey Electricity Ltd.

Solar panels generating enough electricity to run about 50 electric cars could be installed at Guernsey Electricity’s power station in St Sampson. Guernsey Electricity is preparing plans for a solar array of 330 photovoltaic panels to be installed on one of its main buildings. The renewable energy scheme would benefit all electricity consumers by harnessing […]

Guernsey’s growing enthusiasm for energy efficiency and renewables

November 5th, 2012 by Richard Lord

Guernsey is improving energy efficiency and developing micro-renewable energy projects but progress is very slow compared to developments in the rest of Europe. Some Guernsey residents are making their homes more energy efficient and producing and using their own renewable energy. Guernsey Electricity Ltd increased the price of electricity on 1 October 2012 because of […]

Lihou Island photovoltaic panels reduce diesel fuel costs

February 9th, 2012 by Lihou Charitable Trust

Lihou Island off the west coast of Guernsey has no connection to the electricity mains supply.  The house on Lihou Island has relied on a diesel generator to provide electricity until Jon Heaume donated 14 photovoltaic panels, and inverters and batteries, to the Lihou Charitable Trust. These were installed in the courtyard of Lihou house […]

Niederrhein Airport meets 2050 C02 emission target with installation of 60,000 photovoltaic panels

January 8th, 2012 by Richard Lord

If you want to see today a vision of the future of energy supply go to Germany and be awed by the massive deployment of photovoltaic panels and wind turbines. Guernsey has its Airport 2040 vision. Weeze or Niederrhein Airport near the town of Weeze in North Rhine-Westphalia, next to the German-Dutch border, has already done […]

Where renewable energy is the norm and not the exception

November 29th, 2010 by Richard Lord

I visited the Netherlands recently to attend a family wedding.   During the wedding party a member of the family told me that there were “about 40 wind turbines” only ten kilometres away. They were across the border in Germany between the cities of Goch and Kalkar.  So on Sunday 21 November my wife and I […]

Mounting photovoltaic panels on a Guernsey roof

July 19th, 2010 by Gavin Lanoe

To mount photovoltaic panels (PV panels) on the roof of our home we decided to make our own mounting brackets.  This was mostly because of cost as the standard mounting kits can be expensive. There is a long payback time for photovoltaic panels so keeping the installation cost as low as possible shortens the payback […]

e-si Solar Workshop on 21 June 2010

June 26th, 2010 by Paul Fletcher

To download the PDF file containing these slide images please click e-si Solar WorkShop Grid Connection 200610.

Solar TV provides videos on photovoltaic panel installation

June 2nd, 2010 by Richard Lord

Solar TV provides videos on photovoltaic panel installation and other news about solar panels.